The Visit Granbury Convention and Visitors Bureau hosts the first Goosebump Jump at the City Beach to raise money for charity and to promote the winter tourism season.
Who knew that 2020 would bring a greater appreation for, of all things, toilet paper?
t has been a difficult year to say the least. A virus has upended most of our lives. We suffered through a trying election cycle. But we also discovered stories of compassion and ingenuity. Here is a look back at some key stories that were featured in the Hood County News during 2020.
‘s year will go down in my memory as one of the most challenging and difficult years in my city management career. The City of Granbury continues to work closely with the Hood Council Officials and the Lake Granbury Medical Center Officials focusing on the Emergency Management response to provide the necessary emergency services during this pandemic. The three organizations continue to reach new levels of cooperation and success of working together for the good of the community. Experiencing the pandemic has been stressful but living in Granbury is been a blessing because of our great citizens.
JEREMY GLENN Jeremy Glenn is the superintendent of of schools for the Granbury Independent School District.
I look forward to a packed event schedule in 2021 as soon as it is safe to start having large events again. We are excited to welcome all our favorite events back, such as the Annual Wine Walk, Granbury Bull Riding on the Beach, Hood County Stampede Rodeo, Lonestar Street Rod Association, Old Fashioned 4th of July Celebration & Fireworks, Lakefest, Oktoberfest & Brazos River Corvette Weekend, Harvest Moon Festival of the Arts, and all the magical Christmas events Granbury enjoys.
“My wish for 2021 is that no matter what happens, we are drawn together as a community with family and friends, that we will become stronger and deeper in our faith.”
IT’S A GIRL: Lia Noelle Ezernack, a 9-pound girl, was born on Dec. 15, 2020 to parents Annalise Ezernack and Chris McClendon of Granbury. At birth, Lia Noelle was 21 inches long.
The COVID-19 vaccine arrived in Hood County on Monday.
shows have been canceled because of COVID-19 concerns, but the Hood County Livestock Raisers Association plans to host its annual show next week, with restrictions.The 66th Hood County Junior Livestock Show kicks off Tuesday morning in the Courts Cleveland Show Barn on the Granbury Reunion Grounds.
Four GHS players earned first-team all-district honors.
Marcia Kunkel, otherwise known as the “Kunkenator” or “that lady who can whistle really loud,” an-ment from teaching on Nov. 18.
Most of us cannot wait to place 2020 behind us.
A Rancho Brazos man allegedly pointed a gun at his wife and 3-year-old grandchild during an argument early Wednesday morning, Dec. 23.
While the historic Granbury Opera House remains closed during the COVID-19 pandemic, we are looking back at last year’s holiday presentation of “The Nutcracker.”
Granbury High School dual credit students will have paid tuition for the spring 2021 semester, according to a Dec. 18 announcement from Granbury ISD.
The one thing for sure in the outdoors is that you never know what to expect. Some days will be repeats, but there is all ways something new or different. I know I learn something new each time out. Each day is a new adventure.
The Men’s Golf Association of Pecan Plantation Country Club recently donated $10,325 for Toys for Tots of Hood County.
The 19 graduates who received their high school diplomas were: Abigail Grayson Allen, Alicia Marie Barber, Hailey Blake Bullock, Jason Daniel Casarez, Kaitlyn Marie Lee Derryberry, Alexis Hope Dotson, Akisa Tyrese Eagle Star, Hailey Michelle Hensley, Anastasia Renee Irish, Seth David Lutz, Macy Nicole McElyea, Angel Sky Mosco, Emily Margarete Paul, Lizet Rodriguez, Cody Lane Scarber, Chance Malcolm Thomas, David Alexander Vasquez, Elena Patricia Velazquez, and Christopher Dale Wimley.